I stumbled across these videos yesterday.
I have not watched them in their entirety just yet, but I understand Hank gets “pwnd” pretty bad by Hitchcock. I figure some folks are gonna say, “Hank Hanegraaff? Why such easy pickins’?” Though I certainly agree that debating Hank on any theological subject is like shotgun blasting a bunch of baby ducks swimming in a pond, as I understand it, both Ken Gentry and Gary Demar were approached first to do the debate and both declined for whatever reason. Hank was the third choice, and next to Gentry and Demar, he is certainly a recognizable preterist popularizer who has published on the subject.
Hitchcock’s dissertation was on the dating of Revelation. Though a 95 AD writing of John’s Revelation does nothing to impact a futurist view of the prophecy, that date certainly does impact the preterist interpretation of the book making it unworkable.
Hitchcock’s dissertation is available for free PDF download here:
(BTW, the download was agonizingly slow and I am running on a superfast internet connection. You folks with dial-up in Cave City, Arkansas may want to do some chores while you wait).
Debate is watchable in three parts: